Entries by Gavin Jordan

Register For FSC Friday

If you are an FSC Certificate or Licence holder in the UK, there is still time to register for the FSC Friday digital resource pack. You can do so for free on the FSC website here. It is a great opportunity to inform and educate people – including employees, students, groups and the general public […]

How Could PEFC Benefit Your Business?

PEFC is the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, and is the world’s leading forest certification system. More than 300 million hectares of forests are certified to PEFC’s internationally recognised Sustainability Benchmarks. These supply more than 18,000 Chain of Custody certified companies globally with responsibly sourced timber and wood-based products. PEFC was founded by […]

Pattens Rock Woodland Visit

During the very sunny, bank holiday weekend our Sales, Marketing and Admin Specialist, Amy has been out exploring Pattens Rock Quarry in Ironbridge. This is surrounded by the very beautiful Benthall Edge Wood, which is managed by Severn Gorge Countryside Trust. Severn Gorge Countryside Trust is a registered charity that was set up in 1991, […]

PEFC Certification Is Available To All

Did you know that PEFC Chain of Custody Certification is available to all companies that manufacture, process, trade or sell timber or timber-based products? Whether you are a saw or paper mill, manufacturer, trader, distributor, wholesaler, retailer, printer, or paper merchant, PEFC Chain of Custody Certification can provide you with the confidence that you are […]

Chain of Custody Certification

Chain of Custody Certification is very busy this week, with Auditors visiting Hinckley, Swanscombe and Norfolk. Last week saw requests for quotes from Architectural Companies in Bath and Birmingham, also a Commercial Printing Company in Colchester. These companies want to display responsible procurement with an independent Certification System. This in turn shows to their clients […]

FSC Chain of Custody Certifications

We have had a large batch of clients in Italy so far this year – the current total is 92 clients who have or are planning to move to Interface NRM. In the UK, things have been busy with certification, particularly FSC certification for the print industry. This seems to be really popular at the […]

PEFC Chain of Custody

PEFC tracks wood and timber products through the entire supply chain, from source to end-user. PEFC holds high ethical and environmental Standards for all the forests they certify, ensuring the lives of people and animals living in these areas are protected and considered when conducting any activity. The PEFC mark on your products will show […]

World Wetlands Day

We are recognising World Wetlands Day. Wetlands are valuable for wildlife, but what you may not know is that they are also fundamental in the protection against natural distasters and extreme weather events. Unfortunately, wetlands across the world are being drained to make room for housing, fish-farming and improper drainage systems, these important ecosystems need […]

Sustainability & PEFC

When sourcing wood, the PEFC mark has far reaching implications when it comes to sustainability and biodiversity. PEFC-certified forests are managed to maintain, conserve and enhance the biodiversity of the forest. This is enforced by making sure that indigenous species are favoured in reforestation and afforestation. The scheme also ensures that chemicals, pesticides and herbicides are substituted for […]